The Meadows is a large public park in between Marchmont and the Quartermile area of the city on the Southside. It is a wide area of grass park disected by tree-lined avenues. This area is used heavily by Edinburgh University students, whether for football, BBQs, socialising or even studying. The park also has two well used childrens playgrounds, a croquet club, cricket pitches and tennis courts. Next to it, Bruntsfield Links has a free public pitch & put golf course. It is also a popular walking route between Marchmont and the cente of town.